You pay stamp duty when you buy houses, flats or other properties. The amount you will pay will depend on the value of the property you are trying to purchase and whether it is a buy to let property or a residential purchase.
Our stamp duty calculators will give you a rough guide on the cost and stamp duty bands that you will be likely to pay when purchasing your new home.
|Buy-to-let and second home Stamp Duty tax bands|
|Brackets||Standard rate||Buy-to-let/second home rate (April 2016)|
|Up to £125,000||0%||3%|
|£125,001 - £250,000||2%||5%|
|£250,001 - £925,000||5%||8%|
|£925,001 - £1.5m||10%||13%|